Pound Puppies

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Pound Puppies
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On-screen title card.
Network: ABC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Distributor: Taft Broadcasting
Original release: September 13, 1986December 19, 1987
Run time: 22 minutes
Starring: Dan Gilvezan
Ruth Buzzi
Nancy Cartwright
B.J. Ward
Bobby Morse
Ami Foster
Adrienne Alexander
Pat Carroll
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): Kay Wright
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Tom Ruegger
Charles M. Howell, IV
John Ludin
Director(s): Art Davis
Don Lusk
Carl Urbano
Rudy Zamora
Paul Sommer
John Kimball
Bob Goe
Jay Sarbry
Gordon Hunt (voices)
Second title card
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Season 2's title card

Pound Puppies is an American animated comedy television series produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1986 to 1987, airing 26 episodes that spanned two seasons, which followed on from the unrelated movie The Pound Puppies in 1985. It was based on the line of stuffed animals released by Tonka. In the first season, there were PSA-like segments called Pound Puppies Pet Care Corner.





The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin, who was credited as musical director in the first season. Joanne Miller was musical coordinator for the first season, then was promoted to director of music supervision for the second season.


Title Number Original air date
"Bright Eyes, Come Home" 1x01 September 13, 1986
"How to Find a Hound" 1x02 September 20, 1986
"From Wags to Riches" 1x03 September 27, 1986
"Snowbound Pound" 1x04 October 4, 1986
"The Fairy Dogmother" 1x05 October 11, 1986
"Whopper Cries Uncle" 1x06 October 18, 1986
"In Pups We Trust" 1x07 October 25, 1986
"The Captain and the Cats" 1x08 November 1, 1986
"Secret Agent Pup" 1x09 November 8, 1986
"Wagga-Wagga" 1x10 November 15, 1986
"The Star Pup" 1x11 November 22, 1986
"Happy Howlidays" 1x12 November 29, 1986
"Ghost Hounders" 1x13 December 6, 1986
"Whopper Gets the Point" / "The Bird Dog" 2x01 September 23, 1987
"Tail of the Pup" / "King Whopper" 2x02 October 3, 1987
"Tuffy Gets Fluffy" / "Casey, Come Home" 2x03 October 10, 1987
"Where Do Puppies Come From?" / "Pups on the Loose" 2x04 October 10, 1987
"The Invisible Friend" / "Kid in the Doghouse" 2x05 October 17, 1987
"Little Big Dog" / "The Bright Eyes Mob" 2x06 October 24, 1987
"Good Night, Sweet Pups" / "The Rescue Pups" 2x07 November 7, 1987
"Nose Marie Day" / "Snow Puppies" 2x08 November 14, 1987
"Nose Marie Day" / "Snow Puppies" 2x09 November 21, 1987
"Bright Lights, Bright Eyes" / "Dog and Caterpillar" 2x10 November 21, 1987
"Garbage Night: The Musical" 2x11 November 28, 1987
"Peter Pup" 2x12 November 28, 1987
"Cooler, Come Back" 2x13 December 19, 1987